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3 edition of real Tolstoy found in the catalog.

real Tolstoy

Alexandra Tolstoy

real Tolstoy

a critique and commentary on the book Tolstoy by Henri Troyat

by Alexandra Tolstoy

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Published by H. S. Evans in Morristown, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Troyat, Henri, 1911-,
  • Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Alexander Leo Tolstoy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3385 .T56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5182438M
    LC Control Number75000042

    In many situations, Countess Tolstoy showed herself unselfish and capable of courage. She went to the Tsar with her petition that the ban on “The Kreutzer Sonata” be lifted: the book which had. Shortly after turning fifty, Leo Tolstoy (September 9, –Novem ) succumbed to a profound spiritual crisis. With his greatest works behind him, he found his sense of purpose dwindling as his celebrity and public acclaim billowed, sinking into a state of deep depression and melancholia despite having a large estate, good health for his age, a wife who had born him fourteen.

      From the cover photo of a painting by Ingres, to the Afterword by Orlando Figes, it is a real gem of a book and its odd pages offer the reader a wealth of aesthetic, historical and above all, human interest and insight, as fresh and vivid today, as when the genius of Tolstoy was observing the panorama of the society of his times/5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miček, Eduard. Real Tolstoy. Austin, Tex., Czech Literary Society, © (OCoLC) Named Person.

    The Other Tolstoy and the Book of Night In Anna K, Vronsky’s only real love—almost sexual in nature—is for his horse. Seriously, reread the scene where he rides her to death in a Author: Ron Rosenbaum. Pay attention! Soon you'll discover that Tolstoy is doing the heavy lifting for you. Don't fret if you're not enjoying the Peace, there will be a bit of War along shortly. When you get to the end of it, read it again.> I will now get more into the book, so if you want to read without having it .


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tolstoy, Alexandra, Real Tolstoy. Morristown, N.J., H.S. Evans [] (OCoLC) Named Person. Shortly after his fiftieth birthday, Leo Tolstoy (September 9, –Novem ) succumbed to a deep spiritual crisis and decided to pull himself out by finding the meaning of did so largely by reading voraciously across the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions, discovering great similarities in how they dealt with the truth of the human spirit.

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Tolstoy stars here as the villainous hero of his own life story, my abiding memory is the sense that Troyat didn't much like his subject, admittedly this memory coming from his description of Tolstoy's wedding, he married the daughter of a woman he had once asked to marry when he was a young man and having been turned down by the mother popped up years later to carry off the daughter, by which /5.

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The two families gather at the Bolkonsky estate on a snowy night after Pierre’s return from Moscow.